Deputy Finance Job in Kenya

ERP Finance CRRD

date: August 31, 2021

role can be based in Nairobi, Kenya or Amman, Jordan.

The IRC has defined a new strategic mission and vision, along with
information technology infrastructure and applications initiatives and key
processes that will deliver to the strategic objectives.


Integra is the IRC’s new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Enterprise Resource
Planning (ERP) system. The Deputy Finance Director, ERP-Finance – CRRD will be
an experienced member of the IRC’s Global Finance team and the Integra Crisis
Response, Recovery & Development (CRRD) Deployment team. She/He will
partner with the Integra CRRD Deployment Team to represent Regional and Global
Finance in the pre-deployment, training and post go-live financial support of
Integra across our CRRD operations. She/He will work closely with the Finance
Director, ERP-Finance – CRRD to ensure that each CRRD country office is
configured and set up correctly in Integra, and that the country office Finance
staff are appropriately trained to effectively operate in the new system.

The Deputy Finance Director, ERP-Finance – CRRD Finance Director,
ERP-Finance – CRRD will be required to have knowledge of and experience with
IRC’s systems and tools, and CRRD financial processes and operations. The role
reports to the Finance Director, ERP-Finance – CRRD.



• Work with the Country Office Finance staff in each deployment wave to:

o Collect, analyze, clean and map all relevant master data to appropriate
Integra system fields in line with deployment timelines, including Vendor
banking information, fixed assets, balances brought forward, etc.

o Contribute to the development of robust procedural documentation for
inclusion in the Global Finance Manual.

o Serve as the Finance focal point for each wave of CRRD offices to resolve
issues resulting from Integra business processes and procedures.

• Oversee ERP Solution Testing for Finance Processes:

o Design the local test cases for end-to-end Finance business processes to
be used in capability validation, ensuring that they are country-relevant.

o Conduct the local testing of all Finance system configurations and
setups, including workflows.

o Collaborate with Integra’s Business System Analysts to troubleshoot
issues that arise as a result of testing.

• Lead Process and Systems Training:

o Become an expert on future state business policies and processes and be
able to translate these vs. existing business processes.

o Lead the Finance training for all Integra Finance modules for each
Country Office cohort.

o Work with the Global Finance team and the Integra Training Team to
enhance training materials and delivery, including quick reference guides.


• Provide Post Go-Live Hyper Support to the Finance Organization

o Act as 1st level Finance support for Country Office Super Users on
Finance technical / data-related issues/challenges, including security role set
up and workflows.

o Provide additional adhoc training to Finance teams when necessary.

o Coordinate feedback from Country Finance staff to Regional and Global Finance
for future enhancements to the Integra solution.



• 7+ years of field-based work experience in Finance and Accounting in a
grant-based international non-profit organization – at least 2 of which were in
a Deputy Director of Finance or Finance Roving Controller capacity within
multiple IRC Country Offices or equivalent.

• Strong understanding of IRC CRRD or IRC Finance HQ finance, accounting
and business processes.

• Previous experience in training financial accounting and management
skills to field-based staff.

• Business proficiency in Arabic and/or French.

Skills and Competencies:

• Speak, read, and write English fluently.

• Knowledge of not-for-profit financial management and reporting.

• Knowledge of and experience with IRC Finance and Accounting applications
– SunSystems, Q&A and the online BVA system.

• Ability to collaborate with and influence across functions, e.g. Supply
Chain, Program Management, etc.

• Ability to learn new systems quickly.

• Must be able to successfully multitask.

• Strong organization, writing and presentation skills.

• Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically Intermediate or Advanced MS

Skills and Competencies:

• 1-2 years of experience in or exposure to ERP design and implementation.


• Up to 25% Travel required

• Standard office working environment

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers adhere to the
values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with
these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection
from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment,
Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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